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A 25-year-old member asked:

How could my father lose weight with a degenerative spinal condition?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Boost Metabolism: I assume you are asking this question - because ur dad have difficulty exercising. You can focus on building metabolism up by switching to fat burning with carnitine supplements, adding natural thyroid boosting supplements like iodine and thyroid glandular support by biotics, supporting pancreas with chromium and adrenal support with herbal and minerals to improve weight loss + omega 3 supplements.
Dr. Joe Wilkinson
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Non-impact exercise: Non-impact exercise such as a stationary bike or recumbent cycle also. Swimming could also be of benefit as well as water aerobics.

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